In a gallery not too far away, an army of more than a hundred hand-stitched Star Wars figures is gathering — and they'd surely kick the stuffing out of any Beanie Baby. They've traveled from as far as Pennsylvania, Canada, and London for "Stitch Wars," an exhibit opening Saturday at 7 p.m. at Bear and Bird Boutique + Gallery in Lauderhill.
As the year comes to a close, we look back and reflect at all the concerts that rolled into town. From big acts like Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Metallica and Nine Inch Nails to smaller events featuring YACHT, Young Love, Peaches and Animal Collective, 2009 was definitely kind to Miami music-wise.
In it's quest to find the perfect Hooters girl, the Clearwater-based restaurant chain brought beautiful women from all over the world for the 13th Annual Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
In an effort to help women get ready for bikini season, SHAPE Magazine kicked off its first annual Body Bikini Tour in South Beach. The event featured fitness classes as well the latest bikini fashion trends.
Sneaker enthusiasts gathered at the Moore Building in the Design District for Sneaker Pimps, the world's largest sneaker show. In addition to hundreds of kicks, Clipse and the Cool Kids performed live.